Congratulations to the winners of the Thirty-Third Collection!

34 COLLECTION IS February 10, 2019

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Portrait photographers

Portrait Photo Awards is a place where the best portrait photographers in the world compete with each other for the top place in the international rating. Experienced professionals with the most creative ideas and imaginative thinking receive our awards. Their best works are displayed in our regular collections and social networks to thousands of potential clients from many countries. 

We are striving to gather the most talented portrait photographers from all over the world. If you think that you belong to their ranks, register and submit your best photographs. An international jury of acknowledged experts will examine each work. Do note that our team is very picky: less are 10% of all photographs are honored with a place in our monthly collections. 

Portrait Photo Awards is also a great place to find a photographer. Do you want to hire the best professional for a photoshoot? Use our website to browse portfolios of top-rated specialists in your region and contact them directly.

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Key dates
  • November 11 — December 10 Submission for 32 collection
  • December 11 — January 10 Submission for 33 collection
  • January 11 — February 10 Submission for 34 collection
  • February 11 — March 10 Submission for 35 collection
  • March 11 — April 10 Submission for 36 collection
Summing up
  • April 2019 Publishing the results
  • Total
  • Last Collection
№1 Photographer of 2018 Christian Giger
52 countries presented
997 photographers total
9.10% of all images selected
TOP 5 countries
TOP 3 photographers of 2019
33 collection Published: 15 January 2019
16 countries
30 photos selected
TOP 5 countries
  • Switzerland
  • United States
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • Sweden
TOP 3 photographers
TOP10 Photographers of the Year receive PortraitPhotoAwards trophies
Portrait Photo awards

Reto Probst
Bern (Switzerland)
Yulia Milana Mashkovtseva
Miami (United States)
January 2019
new members
Linda Van den Berg
Zwolle (Netherlands)
Dionysius Hungerbuehler
Rapperswil (Switzerland)
Michael Smith
Toronto (Canada)
Patrick Kirschhofer
Gevelsberg (Germany)
Faisal Shaqsi
Muscat (Oman)
Chaz Langley
New York City (United States)
Patricia Castillo
Stockholm (Sweden)
Nelly Sugar
London (United Kingdom)
Lucas Scorgie
Johannesburg (South Africa)
Faiq Issa
Sydney (Australia)
Alexander Martinez
Zürich (Switzerland)
Dirk Schiff
Munich (Germany)